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Course summary

Our Pharmaceutical Sciences MRes will give you an extensive understanding of the research process and provides an integrated, employment-focused research training programme in pharmaceutical sciences. Working closely with our researchers with expertise across organic, inorganic, physical, analytical and pharmaceutical chemistry, you will discover how to design and undertake a substantial research project. The project allows you to demonstrate your creativity and initiative and to understand the relevance of scientific research to industry. You will also be attached to one or more of our research groups enabling you to work alongside postdoctoral and other postgraduate researchers with shared interests. You will develop your lab-based skills using our specialist multi-disciplinary research facilities, preparing you for employment in industry or further academic study. A greater understanding of research literature and the wider research community will be gained through our specialist journal clubs with seminars from expert speakers as well as more informal student-led presentations.

Modules

Core modules Research Project Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences Options (choose three) Choose two from: Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis Industrial Manufacturing Processes Real-time Techniques for In Vitro and In Vivo Monitoring Novel Medicinal Products: A Clinical Perspective Plus one from (or third from above list): Controversies in Science Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers Physical Chemistry Frontiers Organic Chemistry Frontiers Applied Nucleic Acid Biochemistry Applied Protein Biochemistry Clinical Microbiology in the Post-antimicrobial Era Omics for Diseases; Theory, Practice and Applications Nanotechnology Research: Therapeutics, Diagnostics and Advanced Pharmaceutics


Entry requirements

Degree and experience A 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications. ATAS requirements The JACS code for this course is B900, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. Details can be found on the gov.uk website. English language requirements IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7704 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7704 Whole course
Scotland £7704 Whole course
Wales £7704 Whole course
International £15300 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Brighton - UCAS